Year 3 - Autumn Term II 2017
Published On 09/11/2017
Maths
Doubling and halving numbers up to 100 using partitioning;
Understanding fractions and fractions of numbers
Use money to add and subtract and record using the correct notation and place value

Add and subtract 2-digit numbers using partitioning; add three 2-digit numbers by partitioning and recombining.
measure a length and use a ruler to estimate, measure and draw to the nearest centimetre

Use counting up to do mental subtractions
English
Focus: playscripts
Children will write a new ending to a play, including some new ideas for action, stage directions and dialogue.
Grammar: Include the suffix –ing for stage directions which are verbs, e.g. laughing, whispering
Focus: Instruction Texts
Children will write clear instructions.
Grammar: imperative verbs to make it clear that they are instructing the reader to do something
Adjectives, verbs and adverbs
Science
Rocks
Explore what we know and what we would like to know about rocks.
Layers of the Earth.
Volcanoes
Rocks
Fossils
Soil
Computing
Using Scratch junior to program an animation of packing a suitcase to go on holiday.
Using green screen technology to record a ‘Wish you were here’ episode.
Learning Challenge
Why go to Spain for your holiday?

Atlas work – continents and oceans
Countries and capital cities within Europe
Locating Spain in Europe. Locate major cities in Spain.
Spanish lifestyle and climate
Traditional Spanish food
Study of famous Spanish artists 
Music
Using percussion: learning about percussion instruments and how they make their sounds. Showing sound through graphic symbols. Songs for Christmas.
French
Revision of language learnt in Autumn (I) (colours, nos 1-20,)
Chant de Noël
French alphabet
Revision of letters and colours
Masc. and fem. nouns with ‘les vetements’
RE
Buddhism
The Sacred Texts: The Dharma
The Four Noble Truths
Christianity
The Christmas Story
PSHE
Bonfire Safety
Remembrance Sunday